The Ruston Chapel

5129 N Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA 98407 Map · Phone number
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About The Ruston Chapel

The Ruston Chapel is a historic wedding venue located in Pierce County in Ruston, Washington. This vintage-style chapel was built in the early 1990s, and is available to host both your ceremony and reception. It’s situated just two blocks from the gorgeous Point Defiance Park, making beautiful photo opportunities easily accessible. The Ruston Chapel prides themselves on their beauty, romance and charm.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples can accommodate up to 65 guests at this intimate venue. Their fully decorated chapel features gothic-style arched windows, elegant chandeliers and a cozy fireplace. Their gorgeous alter boasts beautiful floral arrangements, ensuring you have the perfect backdrop for your “i do's.” There are romantic candles throughout, and a sound system for both your ceremony and reception.

Services Offered

This award-winning venue offers all-inclusive packages to ensure your celebration is a success. They'll assist you with your event planning, and help you select any event rentals you may need. Setup and cleanup is included with your rental fee, along with tables, chairs and sashes. There’s an on-site bridal suite you and your bridal party can get ready in, as well as plenty of complimentary parking for your guests. If you don't have an officiant, this vintage-style venue will provide a chapel officiant for an additional fee. Additional services include:

  • Accommodations
  • Outside vendors
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Linens
  • Lighting and sound
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Preferred vendor list

Cuisine

The Ruston Chapel offers an in-house caterer, so all of your culinary needs can be taken care of in one place. Couples can choose between hors d'oeuvres, a buffet or a cocktail reception. They offer delicious wedding cake, scrumptious dessert and non-alcoholic beverages. If you prefer to bring in your own caterer or cake, you may do that as well.

Other Services

In addition to hosting your ceremony and reception, this unique wedding venue is also happy to host your rehearsal dinner. They're a family-owned and operated venue with experience in the event, wedding and catering industries since 2004. Additional events they will hold include:

  • Engagement party
  • Bridal shower
  • Elopements
  • Bridal luncheon
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32 Reviews for The Ruston Chapel

Recommended by 99% of couples


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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Jackie · Married on 11/24/2017

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    I don’t think words are enough to describe the incredible experience we had working with Debbie and her AMAZING staff at The Ruston Chapel. I planned a wedding from Arizona and Debbie had multiple solutions to every issue that arose during the planning process! We wanted a small, romantic, and intimate wedding and Debbie and her staff absolutely catered to our wants and needs! The options for centerpieces, linens, and decorations were a helpful with staying within our budget and our reception was beautiful. The location caters to couples who want beautiful photos at the waterfront and/or Point Defiance Park as they were both a short one to two minute drive! We are 100% statsified with our choice to celebrate our wedding day at The Ruston Chapel!

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    Regenia · Married on 08/25/2017

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    Mrs. Debbie is the Rock Star of all Wedding consultants/ Venues/ Ministers. When I say this is the most perfect place please believe me. I had a very small intimate wedding and Mrs Debbie made me feel like I had a million dollar wedding. Thank you Ruston Chapel for a truly unforgettable Wedding.

    Sent on 08/27/2017

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The Ruston Chapel FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 600.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 200.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 200.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Lighting/Sound
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 5.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    70
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    2
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Religious
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    All Inclusive Packages
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Open Bar
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Decor
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    China
    Flatware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
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    Picasso Catering Wedding Caterers

    What a lovely place to have a celebration. Jan is awesome. She will make planning your event a breeze. we love working with Jan and you will too!

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    253-285-1939 (Phone number)
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